Cal Lutheran is committed to making your education a reality.

We honor those who serve our country by making a quality education a reality for veterans, military members, and their families. We'll guide you in achieving your academic goals, as well as assist with the transition into civilian and college life.

Cal Lutheran is a Yellow Ribbon University with experienced advisors who are skilled in helping you maximize your education benefits like the GI Bill®, the Yellow Ribbon Program and financial aid.

The Office of Financial Aid is staffed with qualified advisors that can assist Veterans in maximizing your financial aid award and guide you through the decision-making process. Click here for more information. 

Prospective students are encouraged to contact the Admission & Aid office with any questions about the application and admission process for California Lutheran University. Students may also contact the Veterans Certifying Official for any additional information in regards to Veteran benefits. If you are an active duty service member and would like to attend California Lutheran University, please contact your school liaison officer on base.

Yellow RibbonPost-9/11 GI Bill Recipients May Attend for Free
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Understand Your Benefits

Find out which benefits you may be eligible for.

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Apply Your Benefits

Find out what you need to do to use your benefits at Cal Lutheran.

How to get started


Find required forms for new and continuing students.

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Best College for Veterans

California Lutheran University is ranked by U.S. News as a Best College for Veterans: Regional Universities West.

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Veteran Resources

Support for Veterans

Find out what resources are available at Cal Lutheran to help you with the transition to civilian life and toward academic success.

Resources for Veterans

Meet Our Veterans

Meet the great veterans we've had the pleasure of serving at California Lutheran University! See and hear their testimonials!

Meet Our Veterans